WWOZ is 33 years old--and yet we feel so young! Help us celebrate by joining us on Saturday, December 7 for a "Block Party" indoors from 12 noon to 4 pm, at Kermit's Speakeasy. Kermit will be BBQing, and we'll have live music by the Baby Boyz Brass Band and Guitar Slim Jr!
In honor of Hanukkah season, which began last night, here's the Cleveland
Jazz Orchestra with a short (5 min, 17 sec) collection of Hanukkah melodies,
put together by their lead trombonist and artistic director, Paul Ferguson.
This video comes from Chicago's Alligator Records, whose roster includes a
number of Louisiana artists. Here, two of them (Marcia Ball and CJ Chenier)
join Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, Corey Harris, and Polish bluesman Irek
Dudek for a rousing version of the jump blues cla...
In what may be the final weeks of the citizens of New Orleans’ chance to
offer input into the upcoming revision of the Comprehensive Zoning
Ordinance--which governs zoning throughout metro New Orleans--issues of when,
where and who can offer live music continue to stir cont...
Props to our public radio siblings at Fordham Univesity's WFUV for these
three songs by Lousisana bluesman Sonny Landreth ("Wonderide", "Forgotten
Story", and "Cherry Ball Blues"), recorded August 2, 2012 in WFUV's Studio A
in New York.
Here's 16 minutes of Youssou N'Dour, the great Senegalese singer, songwriter
and precussionist (not to mention his country's current Minister of Tourism &
Culture and "perhaps the most famous singer alive" in Senegal and much of
Africa) preforming at the Africa Festival in ...
This Theresa Andersson Liveset performance was streamed live on December 14,
2010 from the Martine Chaisson Gallery on Camp St. in downtown New Orleans.
It was published on Jun 28, 2012.
The set includes "Oh Mary", "Blue Skies", Fats Domino's "It Keeps Raining",
If you go to the YouTube home page and enter New Orleans music in the search
box, this video is the first result***: Kermit Ruffins, "Drop Me Off In New
Orleans", with Jam in the Van parked outside his Treme Speakeasy. Sounds
Like all Jam in the Van videos, you...
Boom! 11 days of membership drive in the books! See the bottom of this page
for a photo gallery of all the highlights.
Thanks to everyone who made it happen, and in record-breaking
fashion!. Click here for a complete list of thank-yous.
See also the day-by-day listings of h...
10 days down, today to go in our fall membership drive! See below for a
photo gallery of Day 10 highlights.
And click here for a complete list of the people who made Day 10 possible:
show hosts and pitchers, musicians, phone bank volunteers, and food donors.